Energy wastage by residential buildings is a significant contributor to total worldwide energy consumption. Quby, an Amsterdam based technology company, offers solutions to empower homeowners to stay in control of their electricity, gas and water usage. Using Europe’s largest energy dataset, consisting of petabytes of IoT data, the company has developed AI powered products that are used by hundreds of thousands of users on a daily basis. In this talk Stephen will describe Quby’s approach, explore the challenges of scaling data products and explain the empowering role of unified analytics and the Databricks platform towards the data, the technology and the organization itself.
Dr. Stephen Galsworthy is a data driven executive and advisor who loves to create products which address significant challenges. With an analytical background, including a Master’s degree and Ph.D. in Mathematics from Oxford University, he has been leading data science teams since 2011. Currently Stephen is Chief Data Officer at Quby, a leading company offering data driven home services technology and known for creating the in-home display and smart thermostat Toon. In this role, he is responsible for the creation of value from data and Quby’s overall product strategy to enable commodity suppliers such as utilities, banks and insurance companies to play a dominant role in the home services domain.